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The riding near Bryce and Zion is bucket list worthy, and if you are looking for advice or support for a bike trip here, definitely contact Western Spirit Cycling. Their guides have these trails dialed, plus they will get their massive support truck to camp, whip up amazing food, and keep the beer cold.

Recommended Routes in Southwestern Utah - 46

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Favorite Checking out the views of distant Zion National Park from the north rim of Gooseberry Mesa.
Difficult

Gooseberry Mesa - The Big Loop

13.1 mi 21.1 km 554' Up 168.93 m Up 553' Down 168.55 m Down

Hurricane, UT
Favorite Susan B rolling through the Hoodoos near Bryce. Behind the camera is Zach B.
Intermediate/Difficult

Thunder Mountain Ride

15.9 mi 25.7 km 1,627' Up 495.91 m Up 1,633' Down 497.66 m Down

Panguitch, UT
Favorite The lower ridge riding is a fast and flowy break from the more technical slickrock.
Difficult

The Whole Guacamole

11.0 mi 17.7 km 602' Up 183.39 m Up 601' Down 183.17 m Down

Springdale, UT
Favorite Catching a little bit of air a little ways down from the top of Zen
Difficult

Zen Trail

5.7 mi 9.1 km 973' Up 296.72 m Up 974' Down 296.77 m Down

Saint G…, UT
Favorite Goin with the flow
Intermediate

Bearclaw Poppy and Snake Pit Loop

11.2 mi 18.0 km 626' Up 190.66 m Up 631' Down 192.26 m Down

Saint G…, UT
Favorite Jeremy takes in the view from the lookout about 1 mile into the ride. Expect pretty spectacular views from the JEM Trail!
Intermediate/Difficult

Hurricane Rim Loop - IMBA EPIC

24.1 mi 38.8 km 1,523' Up 464.21 m Up 1,526' Down 464.99 m Down

LaVerkin, UT
Favorite The North Rim trail has plenty of forested sections and views of Zion National Park.
Difficult

Gooseberry Mesa - South Rim and Hidden Canyon loop

7.9 mi 12.6 km 361' Up 110 m Up 360' Down 109.81 m Down

Hurricane, UT
Favorite Finishing the Spice on Barrell Roll
Intermediate/Difficult

Barrel Roll Lollipop

7.9 mi 12.7 km 798' Up 243.21 m Up 799' Down 243.4 m Down

Santa C…, UT
Favorite Jeremy takes in the view from the lookout about 1 mile into the ride. Expect pretty spectacular views from the JEM Trail!
Intermediate

JEM/Goulds Loop

16.3 mi 26.2 km 894' Up 272.49 m Up 887' Down 270.26 m Down

LaVerkin, UT

Southwestern Utah Biking

  • 1,715 Miles 2,760 Kilometers of Trail
  • 45 Recommended Routes
  • 64 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 147 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 32 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Southwestern Utah - 194

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8.1 mi 13.1 km #1Thunder Mountain Trail #33098
Intermediate/Difficult
Panguitch, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
Panguitch, UT 88 
7.4 mi 11.9 km #2Wire Mesa Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Springdale, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
Springdale, UT 125 
6.9 mi 11.1 km #3JEM Trail
Intermediate
LaVerkin, UT
Intermediate
LaVerkin, UT 66 
4.2 mi 6.8 km #4Bearclaw Poppy Trail
Intermediate
Santa Clara, UT
Intermediate
Santa Clara, UT 47 
5.2 mi 8.3 km #5Dead Ringer
Intermediate
Hurricane, UT
Intermediate
Hurricane, UT 46 
1.8 mi 2.9 km #6Lava Flow
Intermediate/Difficult
Cedar City, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
Cedar City, UT 41 
2.7 mi 4.3 km #7More Cowbell
Easy/Intermediate
Hurricane, UT
Easy/Intermediate
Hurricane, UT 35 
5.5 mi 8.9 km #8South Rim Trail
Difficult
Hurricane, UT
Difficult
Hurricane, UT 34 
2.8 mi 4.5 km #9Lichen It
Intermediate
Cedar City, UT
Intermediate
Cedar City, UT 35 
7.2 mi 11.5 km #10Prospector
Intermediate
Washington, UT
Intermediate
Washington, UT 43 

Photos of Southwestern Utah - 547

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Checking out the views of distant Zion National Park from the north rim of Gooseberry Mesa.
Jul 21, 2013 near Hurricane, UT
The lower ridge riding is a fast and flowy break from the more technical slickrock.
Apr 3, 2017 near Springdale, UT
Here's a video that will help you find the right Zen state.
Feb 8, 2016 near Santa C…, UT
The North Rim trail has plenty of forested sections and views of Zion National Park.
Apr 3, 2015 near Hurricane, UT
Hell yeah! Get to the top of Sidewinder and take in a view that's to die for!
Mar 20, 2017 near Santa C…, UT
Crossing a bridge with high consequence, with Zion NP in the background.
May 3, 2016 near Hurricane, UT
Rounding the corner on Sidewinder with the beautiful Snow Canyon and Pine Mountains in the background.
Mar 14, 2016 near Santa C…, UT
Holy Guacamole offers great mixed slickrock and smooth, fast, wide-open riding.
Apr 3, 2017 near Springdale, UT